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getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. >>> i'm jamie colby. haiti had to call off the search for survivors. u.n. officials say at this point they'll act only when they hear sounds of life. the humanitarian effort ramps up. a star-studded telethon last night raise money for haiti. ♪ [ music ] >>
, but will not be if we don't make some changes. now, here's the good news. compared to medicare, social security is actually in reasonably good shape, and with some relatively small adjustments, you can have that solvent for a long time. so social security is going to be there. i know a lot of people are concerned about it. social security we can fix. now, in terms of the cola, the formula -- cola stands for cost of living allowance, so it's put in place to make sure that social security is keeping up with inflation. here's the problem. this past year, because of the severity of the recession, we didn't have inflation; we actually had deflation. so prices actually fell last year. as a consequence, technically, seniors were not eligible for a cost of living adjustment, to have it go up because prices did not go up in the aggregate. that doesn't mean that individual folks weren't being pinched by higher heating prices or what have you, but on average prices went down. here's what we did. working with these key members of congress here, we did vote to provide a $250 one-time payment to seniors, whi
medicare exposure. and you know what? we were right. we were dead right. we caught the big move up in health care. so what do you do when you didn't really like the stocks? you ring the register. you ring the register on your least favorite names on the group and you focus on some of the others that you actually liked with or without health care reform. and that's the subject of tonight's sell block. i'm telling you you have to take profits in humana, in u & h, despite that good quarter yesterday, and rehab care. and i'm going to tell you why. the main reason to sell these stocks, simply that the easy money has been made. and it is time to stop being greedy. okay? ring the register. if you bought these stocks, you have enormous gains, u & h up 103%. rehab care up 141%. and it's up 12% since we recommended it on november 19th. technically we're not putting these three stocks on the sell block, they don't deserve that. we're simply saying that when you hold your nose and buy merchandise betting it's priced incorrectly and your bet pays off, then it's time to get out, otherwise you're
around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. >> gregg: now back to the devastation in haiti. in times of trouble, many of us turn to god. we do so obviously in haiti as well, but as you probably know, voodoo is also big in haiti and in the mist of this, many are clinging to the voodoo faith. maim any? >> we found
, businesses and incentives for states. $129 billion of it went for health care coverage supporting medicare costs and technology products. there are other areas, too. $116 billion went towards the vulnerable. people who need assistance, like food stamps and unemployment assistance. $104 billion went to education and science. $66 billion went to green projects. $48 billion to transportation improvements and highway construction, and another $34 billion went to other assorted projects. of the $787 billion, $413 billion, a little more than half of it, is spoken for. it's been dolled out in the fop of tax breakance spending projects, other obligations, that leaves us with about $374 billion leftover, about half of which will be for more tax breaks. we've got a great panel of experts with us for the hour, but let's start with cnn senior political analyst david gergen. david, the simple question so many people are asking. is the stimulus working so far? >> ali, it certainly helped, and i think when the government throws this much money at the economy, clearly, it's helped to save jobs, state and
it mean for obama? obama is just trying to perpetrate big government. obama is trying to cut medicare. there's some who think if obama loses, we win. >> sean: joining me reaction to all this karl rove the architect. i guess talking in the third person -- did you notice how angry he was today? >> yeah, absolutely. he did try and cut medicare. there was a reason people were saying that he laid out a plan to cut medicare by 456 billion dollars. of course people were saying obama is trying to cut medicare. i was amazed about that speech, he went on to say, look i've been trarpbs transparent in washington that's why people -- why people are up sent. didn't we see him conduct negotiations on the health care bill behind closed doors not on c-span as he promised? he said i'm the guy cutting waste and fraud out of the government. please, tell us where mr. president? last year he said i'm going to cut 100 million dollars in savings out of the budget that was 0.0003/100 of 1% of the budget. 3 vannatter 1,000% of the budget. it took weeks. finally he said i've been confronted on health care by th
government. obama is trying to cut medicare. there's some who think if obama loses, we win. >> sean: joining me reaction to all this karl rove the architect. i guess talking in the third person -- did you notice how angry he was today? >> yeah, absolutely. he did try and cut medicare. there was a reason people were saying that he laid out a plan to cut medicare by 456 billion dollars. of course people were saying obama is trying to cut medicare. i was amazed about that speech, he went on to say, look i've been trarpbs transparent in washington that's why people -- why people are up sent. didn't we see him conduct negotiations on the health care bill behind closed doors not on c-span as he promised? he said i'm the guy cutting waste and fraud out of the government. please, tell us where mr. president? last year he said i'm going to cut 100 million dollars in savings out of the budget that was 0.0003/100 of 1% of the budget. 3 vannatter 1,000% of the budget. it took weeks. finally he said i've been confronted on health care by the special interests. were you the guy who started off by putting
... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm dan weston. we're experts at getting you the scooter or power chair you need. in fact, if we pre-qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. call the number on your screen for free information. >>> relief supplies are making it into haiti, but there is a will be jam over at the airport which is keeping vital material backed up. to get supplies into the hands of those who urgently need them, cnn's chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta took some matters into his own hands. >> like everywhere we go, i just walk through the airport even, outsi
. there it is good news. compared to medicare, social security is in reasonably good shape. with some relatively small adjustments, you can have that solvent for a long time. i know people are concerned about it. social security we can fix. in terms of the cola, it stands for the cost of living allowance. it is put in place to make sure that social security is keeping up with inflation. here's the problem. this past year, because of the severity of the recession, we did not have inflation. we actually had deflation. so prices actually fell last year. as a consequence, technically, seniors were not eligible for a cost-of-living adjustment because prices did not go up in the aggregate. that does not mean that individual folks were not being pinched by higher heating prices or what have you. but on average, prices went down. here's what we did. of congress here, we did vote to provide a $250 one-time payment to seniors, which, when you factored it in, amounted to about 1. 8 percent. so it was almost the equivalent of the cola, even though it wasn't actually the cola. so we didn't forget seniors. we
's individuals ripping off the government. medicare is doctors ripping off the government. i pay my taxes. if you don't, i'm paying for your services that you're consuming. i sure don't want to hear you talking about deficits ever and i don't want you getting contracts from the government. >> steve, the problem with the irs is you're guilty in proven innocent. reverse of american justice and the irs isn't always right. some of these people may not be cheats. >> the real cheats are in congress but that's another subject. you have to extinguish between tax cheats. people not paying what they owe and the normal contract at this time disputes. how do you allocate costs and recognize revenue, inventories and things like that. depreciation, especially defense contractors. this goes on all the time. how do you interpret the tax codes. >> not all these people are cheating, you have to stand by the irs 100%. >> i understand you have have civil issues you might say were these people really supposed to pay this but i'm talking about the real live cheats. guys with swiss bank accounts. >> you're qualifying i
, expanding medicare, closing the doughnut hole is a better strategy for winning over the # 0th vote. win over the country on this debate. we can't do any big thing like this without clear muss cull lar leadership. >> what are you going to do different? you tried to pass the bill in the senate. you couldn't get more than 60 senators. now you've got 59. what can you do different going ahead that you didn't do before? what's the change? i don't get the change here you're proposing? >> here's the difference. we have been obsessing, what is lympia snowe going to do -- >> but you don't know. >> what i'm saying, trying to get to 60, we lost sight of that's not the way americans look at this challenge. i think that the president of the united states at his state of the union address should do for health care what he did today is say, look, we're not pussyfooting around anymore. we need to get them passed. i think that's the way if you were going to go into a conversation with senators, at least you have to raise the temperature for them a little bit. up to now, this has been entirely this insider con
addressed the deal-making that soured americans on the health insurance debate. extra medicare funding to win mary landrieu's vote, called the louisiana pu purchase, the same kind of deal for nelson called cornhusker kickback. >> they look out for their constituents sometimes but when you put it together it looks like a monstrosity. >> the politicking he says makes people fearful but the goal is still important. >> there are things that have to get done. this is our best chance to do it. we can't keep on putting this off. >> the president's aides say there are lots of talks going on here and on capitol hill, but they won't suggest how he might find compromise with republicans on health reform when he couldn't find middle ground between democrats in the house and senate. bret? >> bret: wendell, thank you. there were further indications today just how bleak the outlook is for anything resembling the current version of healthcare reform legislation. chief washington correspondent jim angle looks at what is being said. >> reporter: the democratic healthcare proposals are now in at least te
. there is also a federal investigation into possible medicare fraud. >> it worries me he whether i have a stent in me and i didn't need one. >> it was back in 2008, bill buttca received a stent at st. joseph. at the time he didn't think anything television. >> at the time they told me that i had a problem, a blockage, sure, you are going to trust your doctor. that there is a problem. you have to get it done quick. so i just more or less did everything that they said. >> now that this lawsuit has been filed. bill has his doubts of whether the procedure was needed. >> i wanted to find out exactly who did my stent. >> so far, there is no evidence bill was a victim in this scheme. and that comes as good news for this father. >> i have a little boy to take care of. >> joy lepola, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> and tonight, st. joseph released a statement saying in part, that it does not believe patients getting the stent are at immediate risk. >> fire investigators say there were working smoke detectors inside of the location of a fatal house fire wednesday night. found two inside of the home. in the 1600
? the biggest problem, what would you do? i wouldn't raise taxes. i wouldn't cut medicare half a trillion dollars. and i wouldn't continually raise fees and do these backroom deals because it is not what the people want. they've spoken loud and clear they want transparency. they want to know what is in the bills. hopefully they will get it. >> reporter: interesting point. senator nelson of nebraska, we've all her about the -- heard about the cornhusker kickback are you prepared to tell senator nelson we to knock that off? >> i think he already knows. he's gotten that from his own delegation, the caucus they were outraged at that backroom deal. going in on one issue then came out with a deal that every state in the country was going to be subsidizing medicaid forever. it is not how people want to do business. they want a fair and free debate and know they are getting their money's worth by sending people down there who are going to represent their interests in a fair and open way >> reporter: what is your first priority when you hit washington you are going to hit the ground running? what
bush took was to a $1.3 trillion deficit with unpaid tax cuts for the wealthy and the medicare prescription drug program. change is not just about policies. in 2006, democrats promised to drain the swamp and back congress largely because the american people soured on corrupt republican leadership. many ethics reforms were put in place by democrats, and he goes on to finalize, run great campaigns. again, this will appear in the paper version tomorrow. i believe if if you go to "the washington post" website, it is already there online if you want to read the full text of it yourself. it's from david plouffe. he ran the 2008 obama-biden campaign. should ben bernanke be reconfirmed? atlanta, georgia, up next. republican line, antonio. you there? we're going to try antonio one more time. are you there, sir? don't believe he's there anymore. steve, good morning. caller: hello. host: hello. you're on. caller: yes, thank you. concerning ben bernanke being reconfirmed, i'm going to have to say that it doesn't really matter who is in charge as chairman of the federal reserve, because the
with its medicare cuts and tax hikes. and if there's a sweetheart deal that needs to be cut, democrats will cut it. and if there's a vote that needs to be bought, they'll buy it. haven't we had enough of government propped up on payoffs and pork barrel spending? haven't we had enough of the same old us versus them politics that uses yesterday's battles to distract us from today's problems? we're all in this together and need positive forward-looking solutions to bring us together. >> boehner also says the democratic health plan is something families just can't afford and want nothing to do with. >>> haitians are saying their good-byes to the catholic bishop at port-au-prince. he died last week in the earthquake. archbishop timothy dolan and vatican's ambassador to haiti joined about 1,000 mourners in a park across the street from the ruins of the city's cathedral. the ceremony also doubled as a funeral for vicar charles benoit who died in the disaster. >>> if you give money to help the victims of the haiti earthquake, you can write off your charitable donations in this year's return, t
in to discretionary spending. i mean which is a small part of the budget. but you can't do... the way you do medicare is the way they were starting to do it in the health-care bill and the entitlements. these are the big ticket items, innd and defense and service on the debt. so wall street, deficit reduction and number three, is infrastructure projects. now the interesting thing about the stimulus project, remember all the talk about shovel-ready projects last year? there were no... there wasn't. >> rose: why not. >> they didn't even have shovels. because it takes time to get these things through. and what you are going to see this year in the next three quarters is that one-third of the stimulus was infrastructure is going to start coming on board, and creating some jobs and also creating some signs saying you know, the obama administration... . >> rose: so you do i have in problem with the stimulus program congress wrote. >> no, i don't. it takes time to do it but one thing he should do, the most popular campaign proposal he had was for a national infrastructure bank. which would take the yes or n
takeover of health care with its medicare cuts and tax hikes. there's a sweetheart deal that need to be cut, democrats will cut it. if there's a vote that needs to be bought they'll buy it. haven't we had enough of government propped up on payoffs and pork barrel spending? haven't we had enough of the same old us vs. them politics that uses yesterday's battles to distract us from today's problems? we're all in this together. and we need positive, forward-looking solutions to bring us together. >> boehner also says the democratic health plan is something families just can't afford and want nothing to do with. >>> britain is raising its terror threat level from substantial up to severe, its second highest level. the country's home secretary says although there's no intelligence suggesting an says although there's no intelligence suggesting an imminent attack, the level means an attack is highly likely. the suspect had contact with military extremists in yemen. the uk suspended all direct flies to yemen. >>> right now, joe biden is get ago look at u.s. military operations in iran. he met with
medicare cuts and tax hikes. there's a sweet heart deal that needs to be cut, democrats will cut it. and if there's a vote that needs to be bought, they'll buy it. haven't we had enough of government propped up on payouts and pork barrel spending? haven't we had enough of the same old us versus them politics that uses yesterday's battles to distract us from today's problems? we're all in this together. and we need positive forward-looking solutions to bring us together. >> congressman boehner says democrats aren't heeding the message from the massachusetts senate election. he says they should stop scrambling on health care. >>> issue number one is the economy. and the report from the u.s. labor department shows that the december jobless rates rose in 43 states and the district of columbia reversing that downward trend that we've been seeing since november. hard hit regions included the west, midwest, and southeastern u.s. >> and also 16 states reported double digit unemployment numbers including ohio where president obama held a town hall meeting yesterday on -- what else? the econo
takeover of health care with its medicare cuts and tax hikes. if there's a sweetheart deal that needs to be cut, democrats will cut it. now, if there's a vote that needs to be bought, they'll buy it. >> boehner went on to add republicans will continue to challenge the status quo and offer better solutions. >>> film director roman polanski's request to be sentenced in absentia has been denied. the judge ruled yesterday that polanski must return to the u.s. to find out if he'll go to prison. polanski pleaded guilty in 1977 to having sex with a 13-year-old, but left the country before he was sentenced. he is currently under house arrest in switzerland where he was arrested in september on a fugitive warrant. >>> just about 60 miles away from the earthquake destruction in port-au-prince, tourists are enjoying the beaches of haiti. can you imagine that scene? those two different scenes. people enjoying the beach versus people literally fighting for a place to live and survive in port-au-prince. royal caribbean has come under some fire for continuing its cruise line tours to that area. howe
of the reasons -- that's one of the reasons we tried to pass making sure that doctors treating medicare patients knew what they would be getting years out so that medicare would have the stability that it needs. i yield back. >> i thank the gentleman, madam speaker. i would say again, somehow in the gentleman's memory of these past years, there is something that is left out, and that is that this body and congress, because during the clinton years, the clinton years that saw prosperity, there was a republican-controlled congress and republican-controlled congress yielded tax policies that we believed could once again get us back on track in the same way, all the job losses that the gentleman continues to recite and point fingers and blame on the prior administration, if we're going to play that game, i would say that since his party has taken control of this body, we've lost in this country 6.1 million jobs. as he says, none of the job losses are acceptable. i would say there are many ways to look at these figures and who was responsible for what and could claim credit for such. but at the end o
the stops to try and shove this government takeover of health care with medicare cuts and tax hikes. if there's a sweetheart deal that needs to be cut, democrats will cut it. and if there's a vote that needs to be bought, they'll buy it. haven't we had enough of government propped up on payoffs and pork barrel spending? haven't we had enough of the same old us versus them politics that uses yesterday's battles to distract us from today's problems? we're all in this together, and we need positive, forward-looking solutions to bring us together. so for families asking, where are the jobs? republicans have offered common sense solutions to help small businesses invest and hire new workers. we've also put forth a responsible blueprint that makes the tough spending choice that's others just talk about. on health care, republicans have proposed the only bill that will lower premiums by up to 10%, and we do this by implementing smart common-sense reforms, whether it's letting families and businesses buy health insurance across state lines or ending the junk lawsuits that contribute to high
going out anyway (announcer) wanchai ferry. restaurant quality chinese in your grocer's freezer medicare. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. >>> aid officials say 200,000 people have fled the capital by bus or ferry or on foot, some planning to stay with relatives elsewhere in haiti, others, plans less certain. they want to get out of the city as karl penhaul found out. he joins me now. a lot of people just trying to get out? >> really is. there were a lot of people we said today heading toward the coastal city down in the southwest there. seemed to be a lot of family ties here. lot of rural connections so they want to get out in the countryside. i wouldn't say so much they want to build a new life, but they really want to find some way to survive, but pushing, fighting for seats, you know, it's 90-some degrees outside and then on those buses it's absolutely boiling inside. as you can imagine, the kids are just crying. everybody's getting bent out of shape. and the bus is in such a poor condition. they might be sitting on the bus for four or f
and frankly absolute he ridiculously kind of figure to say we are cutting medicare and expand the pool of more people and do it for less money. >> how do you expand the pool and not pay for it? >> you are to make sure people have buy in it. you can spread risks around but have limitation on what you cover . everybody can't have everything for free. you want a wide spread coverage you may more. here's the other thing. you have to have a payment plan that does two thingings. puts responsibility on the consumer. if you live healthier you pay less. recklessly, you pay more. second factor. if the payment goes. simply to procedures we'll never catch up. you have to pay for quality. one quick penalty and we are running out of time. you go to your doctor and six times the diagnosis is wrong. he gets paid senth times. doctor gets it right the first time. which doctor did the best job. doctor who made less money than the doctor that took sen times. pay for quality. >> >> we have a magnificent lady from texas number one in texas and only 98 years old and actively selling real estate in a down turned mar
ies who need assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today.
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